Chapter 1


Information in this chapter
Book Overview and Key Learning Points
Book Audience
Diagrams and Figures
The Smart Grid
How This Book Is Organized
Changes Made to the Second Addition

Book overview and key learning points

This book attempts to define an approach to industrial network security that considers the unique network, protocol, and application characteristics of an Industrial Control System (ICS), while also taking into consideration a variety of common compliance controls. For the purposes of this book, a common definition of ICS will be used in lieu of the more specific Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) or Distributed Control System (DCS) terms. Note that these and many other specialized ...

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